Pam Allen is Adjunct Associate Professor of Indonesian at the University of Tasmania, Australia.
Her teaching and research areas are Indonesian language, literature and studies. In addition to publications on Indonesian literature, her research projects include a study of the Javanese diaspora in Suriname and New Caledonia. She publishes in Indonesian as well as English, and is an accredited translator. As a literary translator, she has published a large number of works in translation from Indonesian, covering short stories, novels and essays.
She is a contributing editor for Lontar publishers in Jakarta and is part of the translation team for the Ubud Writers and Readers Festival, held annually in Bali.